VirtualTech: Honorable Mention


VirtualTech: Honorable Mention


NEOFECT’s RAPAEL Smart Glove for Home is a wearable, active finger and hand rehabilitation solution that connects via Bluetooth to a TV or tablet to display patient movements on-screen, creating a game-like experience. The solution consists of a physical device and software that guides patients through gamified exercises.

The Smart Glove for Home is a new, consumer-friendly version of rehabilitation technology previously only offered in clinical settings, and is one of the world’s first gamified rehabilitation solutions for at-home use. The solution captures and tracks data, giving patients and their therapists more measurable insight on rehabilitation progress.

Carefully designed rehabilitation training solutions like NEOFECT’s RAPAEL Smart Glove for Home provide a more effective way to help patients with neurological and musculoskeletal conditions regain hand and upper arm movement, and increase independence.

Key Team Members

HoYoung Ban, Co-founder and CEO of NEOFECT
Scott Kim, Co-founder and CEO of NEOFECT USA
Young Geun Choi, CTO
Hyangjung Neo Kim, CIO and Software Development Executive
Eun Jung Kim, Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation Game Content
Dae Hyun Kim, Game Contents Programmer, Rehabilitation Game Content
Hyunjung Yun, Game Graphic Designer, Rehabilitation Game Content
Ju Hyeon Son, Game Content Programmer, Rehabilitation Game Content
Kyung Hwan Yoo, Team Leader, Hardware Engineer
HyeonJae Ju, Hardware Engineer
Ji Woong Choi, Team Leader, Software Engineer, Cloud Platform
Donghee Yun, Software Engineer, Cloud Platform
Hyongjoo Kim, Team Leader, UX Designer
Gunmin Eddie Jang, Team Leader, UI Designer
Daeyoung Kwon, Software Engineer
Dokyeong Ha, Data Scientist

About the organization

Korean-American health tech startup NEOFECT was founded in 2010 to create an environment where stroke survivors, doctors, and therapists can objectively evaluate the results of patient rehabilitation. Fun, game-based rehabilitation exercises motivate patients while simultaneously providing actionable, quantifiable data to medical professionals. NEOFECT uses the latest technological innovations to design affordable and easy-to-use devices for rehabilitation training available anytime, anywhere, like its flagship product, the RAPAEL Smart Glove for Home.

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RAPAEL Smart Glove